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MACHINERY NEWS

New John Deere Gator debuts at BTME 2018

John Deere’s new HPX 815E Gator utility vehicle will be making its public show debut at BTME 2018 in Harrogate next January. This latest...

Etesia UK Appoint Sharrocks as New Dealer

  Sharrocks is a specialist supplier of tractors, professional and domestic turf machinery and both agricultural and arboricultural equipment. For over 55 years the family...

PRODUCT NEWS

BRUSH UP ON YOUR BROOMS

At this time of year, it seems as though there is always something to sweep up; leaves in your garden, dirt dragged into your...

Nematodes :GO FOR A PEST CONTROL THAT HARNESSES NATURE

Nematodes are micro-organisms that occur naturally in the soil, where they hunt down and attack pests, with each nematode species having its own specific...

SPORTS TURF NEWS

Less is more for Leigh Golf Club

Robert Ainscough, Head Greenkeeper at Leigh Golf Club in Warrington Cheshire, is perhaps one of a few greenkeepers who boasted clean, disease free greens...

3-day round trip to Dennis & SISIS seminar proves invaluable

3-day round trip to Dennis & SISIS seminar proves invaluable. After embarking on a three-day round journey to attend a Dennis and SISIS bowling green...

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Former UK Ambassador

Former UK Ambassador 1st speaker unveiled for 2018 GCA conference

FORMER UK Ambassador Charles Crawford has been announced this month (November) as the first speaker booked for the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) 52nd annual...
Ruxley Rose

Ruxley Rose judge sees ‘plant area confidence’

THE 20 finalists in the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) Ruxley Rose competition have recently (November, 2017) been judged and there is strong evidence of...
Deco-Pak

Deco-Pak Year in Review

For leading decorative aggregate, paving and decorative nest box supplier Deco-Pak, 2017 meant stepping up a level, and refining its existing offering to focus...
winter season

Garden centre customers update their wardrobes for new winter season

THE NEW autumn/ winter season saw garden centre customers stocking up on warm clothing and accessories during September (2017) according to the Garden Centre...
National Tree Week

Haskins Garden Centres announces competition to celebrate National Tree Week

Haskins is encouraging gardeners to make the most of National Tree Week with a new competition to win a tree for the garden, school...

GROWERS

Geoff gets growing his tash again for Hereford hospice

A MEMBER of staff at one of the UK’s leading nurseries is this month (November, 2017) growing a moustache in aid of a Hereford...
Maxoptra

Maxoptra helps The Tomato Stall deliver fresh produce across UK

Maxoptra dynamic route planning and scheduling software is helping The Tomato Stall deliver fresh tomatoes across the country, supplying farmers’ markets, farm shops, restaurants...
Marshalls

Marshalls Live Goods Buyer Nikki Hargreaves wins big at village fair

Marshalls are exceptionally proud of their buyer Nikki Hargreaves, after raising eyebrows at her local Morton and Hanthorpe Annual Village show, winning first prize...
Unwins

Prizes Galore for Unwins Live Goods Buyer Nikki Hargreaves

Unwins very own Nikki Hargreaves really went that extra mile this summer, putting Unwins products through their paces at her local Morton and Hanthorpe...
Optigrow

Optigrow Vegetable Range Marks Biggest Advancement in Seed Technology Since F1 Hybrids

Optigrow Vegetable Range. Mr Fothergill’s is marking 40 years of business in 2018 with what it is hailing as the most exciting development for...

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WILKINSON SWORD AXES

WILKINSON SWORD AXES

Take the strain out of chopping wood for the fire with the cutting-edge range of...
fastgardener

Fastgardener :Relief for Gardeners as New ‘Uber-Like’ Service Blossoms

A new gardening service that connects time-poor gardeners with professionals who will carry out garden...
shed accessories

Shed accessories . Create a clutter free shed!

The shed accessories from The Posh Shed Company are a tidy homeowner’s dream. With clever...
Japanese knotweed

Battling the ‘botanical bully’: How to eliminate Japanese knotweed

Surely the biggest fear any gardener faces is the realisation that they have an alien...
video

Gartenzwerg, IoT indoor gardening system to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs

Fancy indoor gardening? Gartenzwerg, which is German for garden gnome, is on the mission to...
craft studio

When is a shed not a shed? When it’s a craft studio for making felt animals!

Or at least that’s the case for one lady in Scotland who has been announced...
Meaning of Flowers

93% of People Don’t Consider the Meaning of Flowers They Send

  Bloom & Wild surveyed 2,500 people and found 42 per cent of people buy flowers...
ready for winter

GET READY FOR WINTER WITH WOLF-GARTEN

Are you ready for winter? With the weather taking a distinctly wintery turn, now is...
Bonfire Night

Restore some sparkle back into your garden this Bonfire Night

It’s that time of year where festivities and celebrations are taking place in homes all...
PREPARE YOUR TOOLS FOR WINTER 

PREPARE YOUR TOOLS FOR WINTER 

With winter drawing in, and jobs in the garden slowing down, now is the time...